Managing Director

Managing Director and Founder of MAD-HR, Carole has over 30 years of experience working in the world of HR. She prides herself on her ability to help clients grow their business and attract, retain and engage talent by building a positive employer brand.

Festive Opening Hours 2022

Here are the details on our office opening times during the festive season 2022/3 and how you can contact our team.

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The National Living Wage increase 2023 and how it will affect your business

How will the increase to the National Living Wage announced in the autumn statement affect your business? Find out here.

Update on the Norfolk Business Awards

At the glittering awards dinner on 24th November, MAD-HR is selected as a finalist at the Norfolk Business Awards 2022.

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Managing the World Cup 2022 and potential disruption

The FIFA World Cup is due to start soon, plan ahead to avoid disruption with staff who are football enthusiasts, find out how here

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Menopause in the Workplace Webinar video

Insight and practical advice for employers and business owners around Menopause in the Workplace. From a Suffolk Chamber of Commerce webinar.

Great news about the Norfolk Business Awards

MAD-HR has once again been shortlisted as an award finalist for delivering Customer Excellence and for the Small Business category.

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Sexual harassment in the workplace – your responsibility as an employer

We explore your responsibilities as an employer when it comes to dealing with cases of sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Employee benefits – Don’t get caught out by trying to do the right thing!

Employee benefits are currently very popular for attracting top talent - but how do they *really* benefit your business? Find out here.

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MAD-HR wins Customer Excellence Award

MAD-HR was crowned the winner of the Customer Excellence Award at the 2022 Suffolk Business Awards last night.

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Cut to the rate of National Insurance contributions

Read on to see what the Government has announced regarding changes to National Insurance rates and the Health and Social Care Levy.

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Mental health & HR: Why Suffolk Mind is our charity of choice

Carole Burman explains why Suffolk Mind has become our charity of choice, and why the charity's work resonates in her daily business life.

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The Queen’s Funeral Bank Holiday – employers’ obligations and questions

The Queens funeral bank holiday has been officially announced. We look at the implications and obligations for employers.

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Guidance published for businesses, shops and sports – National Mourning

Following the death of HM The Queen, here is the guidance for businesses, shops and sports on how to manage the period of National Mourning.

Statement on the passing of HM The Queen

MAD-HR wish to convey their deepest sympathy to the Royal Family, on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth.

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How to create a well-being strategy

Does your business have a well-being strategy in place? If you want to aid recruitment and retention then a well-being strategy is essential

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What is a return to work interview?

Return to work interviews are meetings that allows managers to understand reasons for absences & assess the support required for employees

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Menopause in the Workplace Toolkit

Our Menopause in the Workplace Toolkit ensures that you have what you need, avoiding the pitfalls and making mistakes.

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Identity and Orientation – How Inclusive is Your Business?

The MAD-HR team have been reflecting on some of the key points employers need to know in regards to gender identity.

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Changes to Minimum wage, Statutory pay & Compensation limits 2022

Find out how statutory rates of pay and compensation limits and rules from April 2022 will affect your business.

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HR Consultant – Norfolk

MAD-HR are recruiting for HR consultants in Suffolk. If you are an experienced HR professional looking to Make A Difference, please join us.

Fathers, Fairness and Flexibility

This Father's Day, our experts have been thinking about the latest employment-related updates in respect of paternity rights.

Congratulations to Suffolk’s Finalists

Congratulations to the finalists of the EADT Suffolk Business Awards 2024. If you're based in Norfolk then they are now accepting entries.

Grievance Investigations – Emotional Support for Managers

Grievance investigations can be daunting, but if they're keeping you awake at night, MAD-HR can help the process run more smoothly.

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